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was the fact he was able to get the all-powerful rupert murdoch media machine behind him in the late '90s. rupert murdoch was just as right wing then as he is now. but his right-wing tabloid "the sun," which is as dominant in british tabloid media as fox news is anywhere cable news, tony blair convinced the conservative rupert murdoch to have the conservative "sun" tabloid get behind the blair candidacy. this right-wing paper, "the sun," endorsed the labour party and tony blair. so after nearly two decades of the labour party in exile, tony blair got rupert murdoch's backing. that helped him get elected prime minister. labour got to be in charge of britain for the next decade. george w. bush got a new poodle. and we all got the iraq war. whatever you think of what tony blair did with his time in power, his rise to power was skilled, very skilled. and that skill was manifest in part with his triumph in the murdoch primary. josh marshall at the website talking points memos has been writing about this. he wrote about it this past summer and again today. the idea of the murdoch primary everyb
was sort of vaguely mentioned by lord justice levin son that james and rupert murdoch could be called. >>> first, for you political junkies, the iowa caucuses are the first time the voters weigh in on the presidential candidates but it hasn't always been that way. what year were the iowa caucuses first used to kick off the nomination process. 1932, 1916 or 1972? if you know the answer, send me a tweet. i'll give a shout out to the first person with the right answer when we come back. ♪ sen♪ co-signed her credit card - "buy books, not beer!" ♪ ♪ut the second at she shut the door ♪ ♪ girl started blowing up their credit score ♪ ♪ she bought a pizza party for the whole dorm floor ♪ ♪ hundred pounds of makeup at the makeup store ♪ ♪ and a ticket down to spring break in mexico ♪ ♪ but her folks didn't know 'cause her folks didn't go ♪ ♪ to free-credit-score-dot-com hard times for daddy and mom. ♪ >>> welcome back, a moment ago i asked you this, what year were the iowa caucuses first used to kick off the presidential nomination process. if you said c, 1972?
giant under fire. rupert murdoch shuts his news of the world, the paper accused of hacking the phones of celebrities, politicians, and the voice mail of a murdered teenager. the parent company of fox news. assistant basketball coach, bernie fine is fired after some men say he molested them as boys. fine says he is innocent. and jerry sandusky, the former penn state football coach charged with sexually abusing a number of boys he says he was mentoring. head coach, joe paterno and other top officials forced out for failing to alert police after an assistant says he told them he believed he saw sandusky molesting a child. stay with fox 4-rbgs the latest
is setting up a response to the illegal eavesdropping, conducted by rupert murdoch's news of the tabloid. this week's crime victims describe how murdoch's company ruined their lives and wreaked havoc on their company. dozens of employees are under arrest. >>> legal disputes in the penn state abuse scandal. the second-mile charity is agreeing to freeze assets to settle a lawsuit in a sexual abuse lawsuit. the unidentified man is planning a civil lawsuit, seeking damages from second mile and others responsible for sexual assault. jerry sandusky has been charged with sexually abusing eight boys. his preliminary hearing on 48 counts is set for december 13th. >>> one of the men who says he was sexually abused by a syracuse basketball coach is in court this week. the alleged defendant, zach thomaselli is accused of being a victim himself. >> for zach thomaselli, it has been a whirlwind week in this auburn courtroom, he's the defendant, facing similar charges. thomaselli is looking to get a more than three-hour recorded interview with police scratched from the evidence for his trial. he's charg
. >> july 10th. after 168 years in existence, rupert murdoch's newspaper shuts down. >> two explosions have rocked central oslo in the last hour, wounding at least eight people. >> july 22nd. terror in norway. in oslo, a bombing kills eight people. at least 70 people, many of them youngsters, attending a political youth camp, are shot to death. the tragedy stuns the tiny nation. the accused attacker is later described as a right wing christian extremisextremist. >> that was just the year up to july. the second half after this quick break. you tell us what you want to pay, and we give you a range of coverages to choose from. who is she? that's flobot. she's this new robot we're trying out, mostly for, like, small stuff. wow! look at her go! she's pretty good. she's pretty good. hey, flobot, great job. oops. [ powers down ] uh-oh, flobot is broken. the "name your price" tool, only from progressive. call or click today. >>> we have been looking back to this past year. we took you from january to july before the break and now, joe johns picks up the rest. >> it's a remarkably important moment a
in existence, rupert murdoch's news of the world newspaper shuts down amid claims that the paper hacked royals, politicians and crime victims. >> two explosions rocked central oslo in the last hour. >> reporter: july 22nd, terror in norway. in oslo, a bombing kills eight people. on nearby utoya island, at least 70 people, many of them youngsters, are shot to death. the tragedy stuns the tiny nation. the accused attacker is later described address a right wing christian extremist. >> that's just part of the year. joe will conclude the rest of it in a bit, including the penn state scandal. >>> before the break we kicked off our year in review. joe johns wraps the rest of 2011. >> it's a remarkable moment. this is a remarkably important vote for the country. it is also remarkably emotional moment for this democratic congresswoman to return to the house floor for the first time. >> reporter: august 1st, a rare moment of bipartisan support on capitol hill. >> breaking news that could impact your mortgage rate or what you pay for your credit card. standard & poor's served notice this afternoon that
in a divorce. rules package rupert murdoch's wife got $1.7 million. 17 days later he married wendy dame. remember that one. and michael jordan, about $150 million, $160 million he had to settle. and tiger woods, only $100 million. >> only. >> yes, miss tang is in a good mood today. >> we're at seven minutes to the top of the hour. nadia, thank you very much. >>> they've been kicked out, and now they're looking for a place to protest. occupy demonstrators in portland. they have now left a park there. they have their tents pulled down, thrown out. their story coming up. ♪ i want to be a part of it new york new york ♪ >>> good morning, new york city in the background. central park. seeing columbus circle there. new york city. good morning to you. good morning, everyone. good morning, portland, oregon. they saw a pretty interesting evening with the occupy movement there. they're looking for a new spot to demonstrate today. police in riot gear swept into the park where they had been set up and ordered them to get out. several occupy activists were arrested. they had set up camps there af
final time. >> reporte >> reporter: july 10. after 168 years in existence, rupert murdoch's news of the world newspaper shuts down amid claims that the paper hacked royals, politicians and even crime victims. >>> two explosions have rocked central oslo in the last hour, wounding at least eight people. >> reporter: july 22, terror in norway. in oslo, a bombing killed eight people. on nearby la toya island, at least seven people, many of them youngsters attending a political youth camp, are shot to death. the tragedy stuns the tiny nation. the accused attacker is later described as a right wing christian extremist. >> we wrap up the rest of the world straight ahead, including jerry sandusky's first arrest on child sex charges and the ensuing penn state scandal. >>> a winter storm causing blizzard conditions heads east. we're going to tell you who is getting smacked right now. capital one's new cash rewards card gives you a 50% annual bonus! so you earn 50% more cash. according to research, everybody likes more cash. well, almost everybody... ♪ would you like 50% more cash? no! bu
to show that rupert murdoch's son james was told details of the hacking scandal at "news of the world" the tabloid. the e-mails were released yesterday by a parliamentary panel. james says he opened the e-mails on his blackberry, but did not read them. >> did not read them, but responded to them. >> don't act like you don't do that. >> this is big problems. so anyway -- >>> here's one from our parade of papers. birmingham news says a new space venture is coming to huntsville, alabama. paul allen announced he's starting a company there's that going to build a giant plane to launch rockets into space for satellites, cargo, and eventually tourism. the project puts allen in competition with british billionaire richard branson and amazon founder who are working on their own commercial space enterprises. and of course, huntsville, alabama, willie, has long been the space central in the south. >> it sure has. i'm going to wait until they work out the kinks on the rich guy airlines, second generation of those flights, i think. let's go down to d.c. for some politico with mike allen with a loo
rupert murdoch, he has all these things going on. the you think he will let the guy at 5:00 say about this stuff, but this together, it's completely wrong and still never? >> that is exactly what i think. come out there and say a bunch of things that are completely wrong and stay on the network. he said a planning is back in the nixon days. you as happy to see glen beck go as i am? you satisfied? c-span: glen beck. >> a special place in my heart. c-span: why is that? >> believe me. a lot of material. no i don't even talk about him anymore because not only has this profile ended on fox news, but his influence has faded. zero while kaytoo was doing. his ratings were high, and did he tell us what this man this is what is wrong, to be, is this is just one factor of what is wrong with u.s. media. the foxes model and then there is everybody else's. what they've managed to do is with people into a frenzy. they work on fear and paranoia, and you have a man like glen r onsed and probablyi do think the key is telling you news with the is acting like this weird, you know, televangelist telling y
in gaza. rupert murdoch said to testify in front of parliament about the tabloid's phone hacking scandal. >> ultimately we are responsible for the whole fiasco? >> no. >> silvio berlusconi is out of a job today. north korea's dictator kim jong-il has died. >> potential economic catastrophe in greece. >> they are so angry. the austerity is coming one way or the other. >> we have the unrest in egypt, president hosni mubarak addressed his nation and said he would not step down. >> riots are sweeping tunisia and at least 40 civilians have been killed. a night of violent new clashes in cairo's tahrir square. >> protesters have more demonstrations. >> they shouted requesting the people want to topple the regime." >> riot police clashed with protesters in bahrain. >> after the fall of hosni mubarak, hundreds of thousands of egyptians flood the streets of cairo. >> witnesses say nowhere feels safe. >> anwar al awlaki has been killed in yemen. >> armed rebels celebrated what they called a victory over the libyan military. >> once incl rebel rebel hands, was shown no mercy. >> looking forward to t
morgan was a newspaper man, an editor of two of london's biggest tabloids "the daily mirror" and rupert murdoch's nowty funk "news of the world". >> i would say they're aware of 5% of what journalists are up to. >> reporter: morgan testified via a video link from los angeles. he denied any knowledge of illegal phone hacking. >> have you listened to recordings of what you knew to be illegally obtained voice mail messages? >> i do not believe so, no. >> well, you either did or you didn't. it isn't a question of belief. >> reporter: today a former business reporter for "the daily mirror" who went to jail for insider trading says hacking regularly took place while morgan was editor. >> i would say that it was very unlikely that he didn't know that it was going on, because as i've said, he was -- there wasn't very much he didn't know about. >> reporter: during his testimony, morgan was repeatedly asked how he heard a phone message paul mccartney left for his then wife heather mills as their marriage was falling apart. >> well, i can't discuss where i was played that tape or who played it, be
tried and failed to rob a seven-eleven in a gumby costume. there was wendy murdoch pimp slacking the guy who tried to pie her husband rupert. there were the two old guys who scrapped on stage at a canadian football reunion. alas, there can be but three medallist, and only one who wears gold. the bronze goes to the mountain biker dominated by a 300-pound leaping antelope, the silver to a crowd favorite who has become an internet hero, the coonskin cap eyewitness. >> he gets it, digging it like that, like dale jr. >> it was hard to believe there was someone better than that guy over the last 12 months or someone more entertaining than the cain/perry combo. >> if they print any more money over there in washington, the gold's going to be good. >> but there was. this year saw perhaps the greatest public meltdown in the history of american popular culture. our 2011 person of the year is the star of both "hot shots" and "hot shots part deux" mr. charlie sheen. >> i'm tired of pretending i'm not a rock star from mars. >> i've been riding on a mercury surf board. i'm a high priest war lock. winne
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